DOT to award $42M to New York, Wyoming and Tampa to pilot connected vehicle technologies

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) will award up to $42 million to New York City, Wyoming, and Tampa, FL will receive up to $42 million to pilot next-generation technology in infrastructure and in vehicles to share and communicate anonymous information with each other and their surroundings in real time, reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions, and cutting the unimpaired vehicle crash rate by 80%.

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Coulomb Technologies ships more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations in ChargePoint America Program

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Coulomb Technologies has shipped more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations for electric vehicles through its $37-million ChargePoint America program. Coulomb’s ChargePoint America program provides approximately 4,500 charging stations to program participants in ten regions in the United States: Austin/San Antonio, Texas, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando/Tampa, Sacramento, Calif.,

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GE and CPECC Sign Agreements with USTDA to Advance Commercial Scale IGCC in China

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GE and China Power Engineering Consulting Group Corporation (CPECC) have signed agreements with the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) nuder the terms of which USTDA will fund a feasibility study that would support the advancement of commercial scale integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) facilities in China based on GE-designed IGCC technology. and the Polk Tampa Electric IGCC plant in Florida that helped demonstrate the commercial feasibility of IGCC.

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AMPLY Power: Top 25 US cities could save avg. 37% on fuel costs by switching to electric vehicles and buses; up to 60% with managed charging

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The cost-savings for commercial electrification are real and tangible. For commercial / industrial users, the three basic components of an electric bill are: energy charges, demand charges, and fixed charges. Under San Francisco’s new proposed commercial EV tariff, charging during peak times costs over $0.30/kWh for energy whereas charging during off-peak times costs under $0.09/kWh, plus monthly demand charges based on instantaneous charging.

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ChargePoint completes ARRA-funded ChargePoint America program; 4,600 charging ports

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has completed the ChargePoint America Program with more than 4600 shipments and installations of its home, public and commercial charging ports for electric vehicles (EVs). In all, 4,600 charging ports were installed in single-family homes, multi-family housing, commercial and public locations to support more than 2,000 program vehicles. ChargePoint, Inc.

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GE Technology Selected for Hydrogen Energy IGCC Project in California

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and the Polk Tampa Electric IGCC plant in Florida, that helped demonstrate the commercial feasibility of IGCC. that is expected to be the world’s largest IGCC facility when it reaches commercial operation in 2012. There are nearly 70 GE-licensed gasification facilities operating around the world today and approximately 40 of these plants use commercial technology to separate carbon.

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EPA awards $5M to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) for cleaner big rigs

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which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, will be the exclusive vendor for these greener used trucks, starting at its Nashville (Smyrna), TN, dealership, and expanding to other Southeast locations over the next few years. Rush Truck Centers in Nashville (Smyrna), Tennessee as well as Tampa and Winter Garden, Florida will have retrofitted trucks in stock in early 2011.

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DOE NETL selects 12 fossil-fuel power systems projects for funding

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Advanced Integrated Technologies for Treatment and Reutilization of Impaired Water in Fossil Fuel-Based Power Plant Systems Ohio University will partner with West Virginia University and American Electric Power to validate the technical/commercial viability of an advanced multistage process for treatment and reutilization of impaired water as make-up water in fossil fuel-based power plants.

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DOE, RTI to Design and Build Coal Syngas Cleanup System for IGCC Power Plants to Reduce Cost of Removing Contaminants, Capturing CO2; Potential for Synthetic Chemicals and Fuels

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RTI’s syngas cleanup technologies will be tested at Tampa Electric Company’s 250-MW IGCC power plant, using up to 20% of the syngas produced by the coal gasifier. This information will help refine the integration strategy in an IGCC plant and mitigate technical risks associated with commercial deployment of this technology. With successful completion of the project, the RTI warm gas cleanup system will be ready for full-scale commercial demonstration and deployment.

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US DOE Awarding Up To $62M for Concentrating Solar Power Research and Development

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Abengoa is currently the only company with a full-scale, operational power tower, and thus proving this technology could help it reach commercial maturity. There is currently no commercial storage mechanism that is compatible with CSP solar dishes, and thus this storage technology could be a breakthrough for the CSP solar dish industry. University of South Florida – Tampa, FL – up to $2.5

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DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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performance to the best commercial magnets and be significantly less expensive. properties on a prototype bulk magnet exceeding state-of-the-art commercial magnets. developed and deployed at commercial scale. Florida, Tampa). residential and commercial buildings, where there are. photovoltaic deployment in commercial establishments and. commercial-scale buildings that are compact enough to be.

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